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Jab, jab, jab: Healthcare, frontline workers, seniors line up for third COVID-19 vaccine dose
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Jab, jab, jab: Healthcare, frontline workers, seniors line up for third COVID-19 vaccine dose

India on Monday started administering the 'precautionary' vaccine jab as the country witnesses an exponential rise in COVID-19 cases infections, driven by the Omicron variant

India begins new vaccine phase in COVID-19 fight, ‘precautionary doses’ for frontline workers and seniors from today: All you need to know
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India begins new vaccine phase in COVID-19 fight, ‘precautionary doses’ for frontline workers and seniors from today: All you need to know

An estimated 1.05 crore healthcare and 1.9 crore frontline workers, and 2.75 crore co-morbid people in the 60-plus age group would be administered the third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19: Seven reasons why wearing masks was delayed in the west unnecessarily
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COVID-19: Seven reasons why wearing masks was delayed in the west unnecessarily

A study shows that countries that made mask-wearing mandatory within 30 days of the first case emerging had dramatically fewer COVID-19 cases than others.

Ballroom dancers in Italy prepare for national championship while observing COVID-19 precautions
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Ballroom dancers in Italy prepare for national championship while observing COVID-19 precautions

While much of Italy is in a coronavirus lockdown, with live music and theatrical performances barred, cinemas shuttered and many sporting activities limited, competitive ballroom dancing is alive and well here, albeit with precautions.

CBSE conducts CTET 2021 under strict COVID-19 precautions in 135 cities
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CBSE conducts CTET 2021 under strict COVID-19 precautions in 135 cities

The teacher eligibility test saw as many as 22,97,062 candidates appearing in the nationwide exam

COVID-19 precautions: What is a neck gaiter and does it protect you as well as a face mask?
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COVID-19 precautions: What is a neck gaiter and does it protect you as well as a face mask?

A recent study showed that when a person was wearing a neck gaiter, the transmission of droplets was about 110%

Investing in fever screening will not help curb the spread of COVID-19, say experts
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Investing in fever screening will not help curb the spread of COVID-19, say experts

Not only is fever screening unreliable, infrared thermometry puts the device's operator at risk. It also gives people who pass the test a false sense of security.